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Writing Resources: How to Create Emotion

You want to make your reader feel the emotions in what you’re writing?

The classic mistake – and we’ve all made it! – is to assume that because you feel emotional about what you’re writing, then so will the reader.

The truth is that it’s not about what you feel; it’s about communicating that feeling. We might not always work the magic but this guides contains some tips and exercises that I find helpful.

How to Create Emotion (click to access PDF)




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